Appell, George N.. The Rungus: social structure in a cognatic society and its symbolism

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Title: The Rungus: social structure in a cognatic society and its symbolism

Published in: The Societies of Borneo : explorations in the theory of cognatic social structure, edited by G. N. Appell

Published By: The Societies of Borneo : explorations in the theory of cognatic social structure, edited by G. N. Appell Washington: American Anthropological Association, 1976. 66-86, 152-158 p.

By line: G. N. Appell

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Rungus Dusun (OC13)

Subjects: Property system (421); Household (592); Community structure (621);

Abstract: This is a more theoretical discussion of Rungus cognatic social system, specifically the jural and ritual systems of the family, long-house, and village. Appell argues that these systems and social groups are based on property relations and not kinship and descent.

Document Number: 4

Document ID: oc13-004

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 152-159)

Field Date: 1959-1963

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4,5

Analyst: Ian Skoggard ; 2000

Coverage Date: 1959-1963

Coverage Place: Kudat District, Sabah, Malaysia

LCSH: Dusun (Bornean people)

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